A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -150.0063 West, latitude 61.4315 North, depth = 41.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles). Event id: ak20463267. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20463267. The temblor was detected at 08:37:45 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 17:37:45 / November 30, 2018 @ 5:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSW of Big Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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